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SBF on two computers W7 PC and W10 laptop

SyncBackFree is the freeware version of SyncBack. It is *not* an evaluation version of SyncBackPro/SE.
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SBF on two computers W7 PC and W10 laptop

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I installed SBF on my laptop and made two backups to an external disk. In case my laptop is getting stolen or lost, how do I recover the backups via my PC with W7? Can I simply install a new SBF on my PC, will it recognize and put back the backups on this external disk?
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Re: SBF on two computers W7 PC and W10 laptop

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You can install SyncBackFree on Windows 7 PC and restore files from external drive to your local drive.

To do this:

Create a profile in SyncBackFree with Destination pointing to a folder on your external drive where your backup data is stored and Source to a folder on your PC where you want to restore files. And configure all your settings (Compression or encryption) as per your main backup profile (i.e. the profile that you have used initially to backup files to the external drive). Then run the profile in 'Restore' mode, to restore files from the external drive to the Source.

Please read the help file > Using SyncBackFree > Basic Operation > Restoring a Backup for more details about backup restoration.

Thank you.
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